December, 2011

  • The SharePoint 2010 Handbook – Guest Article by MVP John Timney

    John can be described as a creative, proactive and quality orientated Security Cleared, ITIL 3 Certified Management and IT Professional. He is a veteran MVP and a former Microsoft MSDN “Regional Director” which demonstrates a respected technical...
  • Introducing Simon May – #simonmay, #geek, #itpro

    As some of you may have noticed we’ve been doing a few introductions to the team, some of which have been new people and others you have probably seen presenting or have read some of their content. We started the series by interviewing Dan Pilling...
  • Event: SQLBits 10 – The Official UK SQL Server 2012 Technical Launch Event

    SQLBits , the UK’s SQL Server technical conference and the second largest SQL Server conference in the world, is undoubtedly the place to be if you’re keen to improve your SQL Server knowledge and find out what’s new in SQL Server 2012! Over nine previous...
  • What’s your Top Tech of 2011?

    Here at TechNet HQ we’re beginning to wind down for the holiday season, and whilst browsing around the interwebs I’ve come across a new article by Rory Cellan-Jones on the BBC Website about the importance that Technology has had to play in major events...
  • Introducing Andrew Fryer: Creative, Eccentric, Trustworthy

    Just when you thought you had met everyone on the TechNet UK team we bring you another blog post! This one’s another video one at that! The final member of our team is Andrew and we caught him at the TechNet IT Pro Camp and asked him our 10 questions...
  • Save Sam – The Final Winners and Videos

    Congratulations, after 20 brilliant videos and thousands of views, your great tips have successfully helped to save Sam’s job and convince her bosses to deploy Windows 7, starting now! Along the way you’ve won loads of awesome prizes too...
  • Introducing Alex Guy: Glastonbury, Techie, Microsoft-Convert

    1. What is your name and where do you come from? (Imagine this being said Cilla Black – Blind Date Style!) Alex, originally from Chessington (Yes, where the World of Adventures is)! 2. How would you describe yourself using 3 tags? Glastonbury...
  • Event: Transforming IT with Microsoft Private Cloud

    Cloud services certainly feel like a hot topic everywhere at the moment with a range of feelings being voiced on the topic. The definition, business value, and technology benefits of the "the cloud" have been one of the core topics that have been hotly...
  • The week that was on the UK TechNet Blog: 11 - 17 Dec

    This week has had a bit of a cloud and community theme with content about Windows Azure training in the New Year and the wrap up of the IT Pro Camp.  It was great to meet some of the IT Pro’s in person, for me it was the first time I met many of...
  • Merry Christmas and a Happy 2012

    My Christmas card for 2011 is inspired by a frequent visitor to my back garden the Goldcrest .  The trick to seeing them is to resist the temptation to tidy up and dead head too much, whereas that’s exactly the sort of thing you should be thinking...